Trustpilot
MENU
Compare Selected 0
Free UK Delivery
rrp: £8.99
£7.47
(You save £1.52 )
Availability:
Delivery Usually In 4-8 Working Days
Add to Wish List

The Accidental [9780241989111]

(No reviews yet) Write a Review

From the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted, Baileys Women's Prize-winning author of How to be both and the critically acclaimed Seasonal quartet

'Brilliant and engaging, frequently hilarious. . . Smith makes one look at the world afresh' Sunday Telegraph

'A beguiling page-turner... To read The Accidental is to be excited from first to last' Independent

'Joyous' The Times

The Accidental pans in on the Norfolk holiday home of the Smart family one hot summer. There a beguiling stranger called Amber appears at the door bearing all sorts of unexpected gifts, trampling over family boundaries and sending each of the Smarts scurrying from the dark into the light.

A novel about the ways that seemingly chance encounters irrevocably transform our understanding of ourselves, The Accidental explores the nature of truth, the role of fate and the power of storytelling.


AUTHOR: Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962. She is the author of many novels, including most recently Autumn, Winter and Spring in the 'Seasonal' quartet. Her 2014 novel How to be both won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize and the Costa Novel of the Year Award. She has also been shortlisted once for the Orwell Prize, twice for the Orange Prize and four times for the Man Booker Prize, among many other prizes. Ali Smith lives in Cambridge.
more
less
SKU:
9780241989111
ISBN13:
9780241989111
Availability:
Delivery Usually In 4-8 Working Days
Author:
Ali Smith
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Publication:
23-Jul-2020
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
320
Weight:
176 Grams
The 21-Day Immunity Plan cover photo

The 21-Day Immunity Plan [9781529349672]

The simple, evidence-based plan to rapidly improve your metabolic health, help with normal immune function and likely reduce the risk of severe effect…

rrp: £8.99
£8.44
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 4-8 Working Days
God: A Human History cover photo

God: A Human History [9780593079829]

In God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our perspective on faith and the birth of religion. F…

rrp: £18.99
£14.99
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 4-8 Working Days
The Accidental cover photo

The Accidental [9780141010397]

The Accidental is Ali Smith's dazzling novel about a family holiday and a stranger who upends it. Arresting and wonderful, The Accidental pans in on t…

rrp: £8.99
£7.47
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 4-8 Working Days
The SeaBEAN Trilogy cover photo

The SeaBEAN Trilogy [9781911487074]

Life for Alice and the five other children living on the remote Scottish island of St Kilda was challenging enough, but when the strange C-Bean Mark 3…

rrp: £13.99
£13.15
Add to Cart
Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
The Accidental Footballer cover photo

The Accidental Footballer [9781913183370]

Pat Nevin never wanted to be a professional footballer.His future was clear, he'd become a teacher like his brothers. There was only one problem with …

rrp: £20.00
£13.41
Add to Cart
Delivery usually in 2-6 working days.